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At Baric Law, our legal team boasts years of collective experience providing unequaled litigation services. Whether you are being sued, pursuing a lawsuit against someone else, or pursuing a lawsuit against a larger entity, our ligation attorneys can provide unparalleled representation to provide you with an advantage in the courtroom.

What is a litigation attorney?

A litigation attorney handles non-criminal legal disputes between people or companies that typically revolve around people, relationships, and property. Oftentimes, in these cases, one party is seeking recompense for damages from another party. If you are considering pursuing a lawsuit against a person or entity, always seek counsel from experienced and expert lawyers like those at Baric Law.

We will ensure you have a solid case, provide expert advice, and help you navigate the complicated legal process so you can conquer the courtroom. Still, we are more than lawyers. We are partners, and we are as committed to your success as you are. If necessary, we gladly provide alternative resolution options that may work better for you and the situation. Whether you are an individual or an entity, our litigation attorneys can help. We can help with several types of litigation cases, including:

  • Contract breaches
  • Eminent domain
  • Employment liability
  • Equitable claims
  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Licensing disputes
  • Mortgage/loan issues
  • Personal injury and malpractice
  • Property theft and damage
  • Tort claims

Regardless of the type of case you are embroiled in, our litigation lawyers can help you navigate each phase of the complex legal process.

What are the 6 phases of litigation?

Every civil lawsuit is different, but the majority of lawsuits adhere to a similar process. Essentially, the plaintiff, or person filing the lawsuit, is issuing a complaint against the defendant, the person being accused. Unlike criminal cases that seek punishment, litigation intends to recover damages from an action that caused harm or broke a contract:

Here are the phases of litigation lawsuits:

Phase 1: Pre-filing

A dispute emerges between two or more parties where one party makes particular demands of another. Ultimately, the inability to resolve this dispute leaves one party with no recourse but to settle the dispute in court.

Phase 2: Initial pleading

One party files a complaint against the other to initiate court proceedings. Afterward, the defendant files a response to the plaintiff.

Phase 3: Discovery

Everyone involved exchanges information to inform themselves about specific, key details related to the lawsuit.

Phase 4: Pre-trial

All parties prepare for the trial, which involves gathering evidence and contacting witnesses. Settlement efforts can also be made at this stage, and all parties can file a motion to the court to resolve the case or set parameters on issues addressed in the trial.

Phase 5: Trial

All parties present their side of the story before a judge or jury. To substantiate their positions, all parties have the opportunity to present evidence and witness statements and cross-examine witnesses. The case is then decided, and a judgment is entered.

Phase 6: Post-trial

All parties must adhere to any orders imposed by the judgment, and the individual who lost has the chance to appeal the decision.

Still, not all cases abide by this procedure. Sometimes, cases have unique processes laid out by the court. If your litigation case has individuating circumstances that require a different procedure, our litigation attorneys in Southern California can help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Get in touch now for a free consultation!

With Baric Law, you receive access to an unrivaled team of expert, experienced litigators ready to provide an impregnable defense, fight for the outcome you deserve, and secure your future. We give each case the attention and time it deserves to determine the best strategy and tailor our services to your unique situation. Get in touch now to schedule a consultation!

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